NBA Grind Down & First Look Tutorial/Legend
| Implied Total
|| The implied points of a team based on the Vegas spread and total.
| Points / Game
|| Average points scored per game.
| Points +/-
|| The difference between a team’s total and their points per game (higher the better).
|| The number of possessions a team uses per game.
| Proj. Pace
|| League Average Pace + (Team 1 Pace – League Average Pace) + (Team 2 Pace – League Average Pace).
| Pace +/-
|| The difference between a team’s pace and the projected pace of that game.
|| Defensive efficiency minus the opponent’s offensive efficiency (by position).
| True Usage
|| The percentage of possessions a player uses while on the floor, adjusted for turnovers.
|| Defense vs. Archetype – This is a new method of DvP that categories players by skill sets and looks at how opponents fare against those types of players. Check out this tutorial on DvA.
|| Defensive Real Plus-Minus (basically a defensive grade for each player). In the matchup charts, the DRPM is for the defender of the player listed.